Boxer Amir Khan extends help to underprivileged in Pakistan amid lockdown
Boxer Amir Khan has vowed to help the underprivileged in Pakistan affected by lockdown amid the coronavirus pandemic.
On Tuesday, he took to social media to share that the Amir Khan Foundation will be distributing ration bags among the needy.
“Seeing everyone suffer in Pakistan with food shortage due to the corona virus I have made bags which contain rice, flour, daal, chick peas, juices, water, powder milk, bars of soap,” he tweeted.
Seeing everyone suffer in Pakistan with food shortage due to the corona virus I have made bags which contain rice, flour, daal, chick peas, juices, water, powder milk, bars of soap. I would like to thank the pakistan Army for helping us distributing the bags @OfficialDGISPR pic.twitter.com/NfkW0Av31B
— Amir Khan (@amirkingkhan) April 7, 2020
The British-Pakistani boxer thanked the Pakistan Army for helping him distribute the aid.
Amir shared a video on Twitter and said food distribution drive was conducted in Islamabad on Wednesday.
He added that “It was distributed to thousands of families today at the Amir Khan boxing hall. Due to the coronavirus, many people don’t have food and all stores and shops are on lockdown.”
— Amir Khan (@amirkingkhan) April 8, 2020
His foundation also thanked Prime Minister Imran Khan’s advisor Zulfi Bukhari for extending his support to the drive.
We would like to thank the prime minister of pakistan Imran khans advisor #ZulfiBukhari who attended the press conference and helped give out food bags to the people of pakistan. @amirkingkhan pic.twitter.com/AWxF8UGynl
— AKfoundation (@AKFoundation) April 8, 2020